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Groups and Schools: Grades K–5

The perfect place for an educational outing!

At Carnegie Science Center, we align with your curriculum. In addition to 200+ interactive exhibits included in general group admission, we offer a wide variety of experiences that make for an unforgettable field trip. Whether you want a fun educational outing or need to cover specific content areas, we can help you design the perfect day!

Discover exciting programs and workshops for your elementary students, featuring hands-on, minds-on activities, to inspire curiosity, generate creativity, and develop relevant connections to the world. Explore available on site educational field trips, virtual educational programs, outreach travel-to-you experiences, and educational outings and let us customize your visit!

(On site) Educational Field Trips

STEM Adventure: Jr. Scholars<br>For Grades 1–5

STEM Adventure: Jr. Scholars
For Grades 1–5

(add-on experience)

Enhance a school field trip by adding on a STEM Adventure experience! Students can embark on an exciting, themed learning opportunity during their field trip to the Science Center.

Buhl Planetarium

Buhl Planetarium

(add-on experience)

Fly to the Moon, soar to Saturn, gaze at the stars, and traverse distant galaxies without leaving Pittsburgh!

Live Theater Shows

Live Theater Shows

(add-on experience)

A live showcase of dazzling demonstrations in a one-of-a-kind industrial setting.

(Virtual) Educational Programs

Assembly Programs

Assembly Programs

These dynamic 45-minute large-scale programs covering a world of eligible science content for the whole school!

(Outreach) Bring Science to You

Assembly Programs

Assembly Programs

These dynamic 45-minute large-scale programs covering a world of eligible science content for the whole school!

Educational Outings

Music Mondays

Music Mondays

Strike the right chords with special guests and activities for music lovers and scientists of all ages! Sing along, dance, and learn about the science behind music we love.

Munchkin Mondays

Munchkin Mondays

Sept. 19–Oct. 31

Enjoy special activities, demonstrations, and live shows based around new themes each week.

Contact us to design the perfect field trip!

General admission trip pricing starts at $8 per person for weekday groups of 15 or more with two-week advance reservation. Ready to start the reservation process? To process your reservation, please provide:

  • Which programs/add-ons you want to book
  • A few suggested dates for your visit
  • Arrival and departure times
  • Number of adults (teachers and chaperones) – please note, one adult is required for every 10 students (and adult is admitted free)
  • Number of students
  • Lunch and/or movie snack plans

You can fill out this form opens in a new window with all your needs and we’ll connect with you to work through your reservation. You can also call us at 412.237.3400 between the hours of 9 am–5 pm, Monday–Friday. Our team will help you book the trip that fits your schedule! Scholarships are available for qualifying schools! Contact us at 412.237.3400 to learn more.

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